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Sun Devils eager to prove the naysayers wrong

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BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Not many experts are giving the Arizona State baseball team much love in Pac-12 preseason polls. The Sun Devils are coming in toward the middle of the pack, which isn’t sitting well with a lot of the players, like junior shortstop Colby Woodmansee. “It’s a little bit different than previous years. We’ve never been ... Read More »

Jack Smith signs NLI with Arizona State

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The New Devils Order got a +1 on Wednesday, with former Mountain Pointe quarterback Jack Smith signing his National Letter of Intent. With Smith’s signing, the Sun Devils’ 2016 signing class is now up to 19. Smith – the son of Arizona State baseball head coach Tracy Smith – was one of the most ... Read More »

Sun Devil Baseball and Adidas introduce new uniforms for 2016 season

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Having cool uniforms is all the rage now in sports, so Sun Devil Baseball is rolling with that trend. Along with Adidas, the team introduced a whole new group of uniforms, which will do double duty: According to the team’s press release, the uniforms “mesh the team’s iconic identity with modern uniform technology and ... Read More »

Diamondbacks sign RHP Tyler Clippard to two-year contract

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – First it was Zack Greinke. Then it was Shelby Miller. Now, it’s Tyler Clippard. The Arizona Diamondbacks pitching staff has gotten a complete makeover over the last two months, the latest addition being Clippard, who the team inked to a reported two-year, $12.25 million contract. Clippard deal with #DBacks is official, per source: $4M ... Read More »

Suns sign G Jordan McRae to second 10-day contract

Dallas Mavericks' Raymond Felton (2) guards as Phoenix Suns' Jordan McRae (52) moves the ball up court during an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jordan McRae did enough in his five games with the Suns to earn a second 10-day contract from the team. McRae originally signed on with the team on Jan. 29, and in the five games since, McRae averaged 5.8 points and 1.4 assists in 13.0 minutes. McRae made his NBA debut in New York ... Read More »

Michael Bidwill: “Carson’s going to come back better than ever”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Ever since Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer dislocated his finger on Sunday Night Football against the Eagles on Dec. 20, he didn’t seem like the same Carson Palmer that led the team on a seven-game winning streak prior to that game. Nothing was more telling than in the NFC Championship Game against the Carolina Panthers. ... Read More »

Cardinals players tweet their support for Johnny Manziel

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – From all accounts, Johnny Manziel will be let go by the Cleveland Browns once the new league year starts on March 9. Manziel’s had nothing but issues since the Browns drafted him two years ago, and those issues are growing, and they’re getting more serious, after the latest allegations surfaced regarding him and his ... Read More »

Suns sign G Orlando Johnson to 10-day contract

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Suns interim head coach Earl Watson added a familiar face to his roster on Friday in guard Orlando Johnson, whom the team signed to a 10-day contract. Johnson’s the 16th Gatorade Call-Up in the NBA this season. For the past two seasons, Johnson’s played with the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. In ... Read More »